John Herr is a speechwriter and standup comedian (“Herricane”). He has written for three governors and four Cabinet secretaries, and worked in the White House under two Presidents. He also wrote jokes for President George W. Bush.
Herr has performed in clubs up and down the Eastern seaboard, from New York to Atlanta, leaving behind laughs and some water damage. He opened for comedy legend John Witherspoon at the DC Improv and played the World Series of Comedy in Las Vegas twice. His screenplay, “Glory Days,” won Honorable Mention in the 75th Annual Writerʼs Digest Writing Competition. In 2012, Congress awarded him the title of “Bad Mamma Jamma.”